11 November 2013

Philippine Tropical Storm Zoraida

After the most devastating storm and the most strongest storm in the World, Typhoon Haiyan or Yolanda that smashed central East Visayas last week. On Monday, Tropical Storm Zoraida or International named PODOL, is the 25th Typhoon in the year 2013, has entered Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) and was initially spotted at 634 km SE of Hinatuan, Surigao Del Sur at 2am.

The image shows above forecasted that in that red circle it will land expected at 2PM 12 November 2013.

Zoraida maintains its maximum sustained winds of 55kph and moves west-northwest at 30kph. It is weaker than Yolanda.

It is forecasted to have estimated rainfall amount is from 5 – 15 mm per hour (moderate - heavy) within the 300 km diameter of the Tropical Depression.

Public Signal
Storm Signal No. 1 was raised in the following areas:

  • Siquijor
  • Southern Cebu
  • Bohol
  • Negros Oriental
  • Negros Occidental
  • Southern Antique
  • Iloilo
  • Guimaras
  • Dinagat Island
  • Siargao Island
  • Agusan del Norte
  • Agusan del Sur
  • Surigao del Norte
  • Surigao del Sur
  • Davao Oriental
  • Compostela Valley
  • Davao del Norte
  • Samal Island
  • Bukidnon
  • Misamis Oriental
  • Camiguin Island

Moderate to heavy rains will be experienced within the 300-kilometer diameter of Zoraida.

Sea travel is risky over the Northern seaboard of Northern Luzon and the Eastern seaboards of Northern and Central Luzon.

More Infographics at http://www.piacaraga.com/2013/11/forecast-track-of-tropical-depression.html

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